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The History of Tattoos in Japan

The History of Tattoos in Japan

The history of Japanese tattoos is ancient and it is said that people from the Neolithic Age (Jomon Period, 16,000 years ago) used to tattoo their faces. The fishermen in the Kyushu region of the 3rd century kept tattoos of a pattern called “Bunshin” to protect themselves from water-related problems. In the 8th century, men […]